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Almost Christian : what the faith of our teenagers is telling the American church

Author: Kenda Creasy Dean
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the religious beliefs of American teenagers in the early twenty-first century and provides suggestions for Christian leaders and churches to reconnect to the young people of America and help them to want to lead Christian lifestyles.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenda Creasy Dean
ISBN: 9780195314847 0195314840
OCLC Number: 468981061
Description: x, 254 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Becoming Christian-ish --
The triumph of the "cult of nice" --
Mormon envy: sociological tools for consequential faith --
Generative faith : faith that bears fruit --
Missional imaginations : we are not here for ourselves --
Parents matter most: the art of translation --
Going viral for Jesus : the art of testimony --
Hanging loose : the art of detachment --
Make no small plans: a case for hope.
Responsibility: Kenda Creasy Dean.

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Discusses the religious beliefs of American teenagers in the early twenty-first century and provides suggestions for Christian leaders and churches to reconnect to the young people of America and help them to want to lead Christian lifestyles.
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...offers pragmatic and insightful responses. Joanne Griffiths, Theology In this erudite, passionate, beautifully written, and often moving book, Kenda Creasy Dean presents a compelling depiction of Read more...

 
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